Our Favorite Feminine Rom-Coms To Binge This Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to revisit your favorite rom-com or to watch a new one.

By Carmen Schober2 min read
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This Valentine's Day, whether you're snuggled up with your man, hanging out with girlfriends, or enjoying a cozy solo night, these 15 rom-coms deliver lots of fun, laughter, and timeless truths about the magic of love. 

1. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey have adorable chemistry in this hilarious battle of wits that evolves into a heartwarming love story as they navigate the highs and lows of a relationship built on a unique challenge.

2. He's Just Not That Into You

Enjoy a star-studded ensemble cast featuring Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson, and Bradley Cooper as they navigate the challenges of love in the modern world. You’ll definitely laugh and probably cry because the bittersweet moments hit close to home. 

3. The Wedding Singer

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore star in this delightful romantic comedy set in the '80s about the unexpected romance between a wedding singer and a waitress. Brace yourself for a wave of nostalgia, plus a lot of laughter and catchy tunes.

4. P.S. I Love You

Grab the tissues for this one! Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler headline this emotional romantic drama about a widow receiving letters from her late husband, guiding her toward a journey of healing and rediscovering love. It’s more romance than comedy, but there are still plenty of sweet moments. 

5. Monster-in-Law

Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda delivered comedic brilliance in a tale of family dynamics gone so wrong. It’s a laughter-filled ride as love takes center stage amid pre-wedding chaos, showcasing the sweetness of finding common ground.

6. 10 Things I Hate About You

Another flick that is heavy on the laughs but also guaranteed to make you shed a tear or two. Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger headline this high school rom-com that cleverly weaves Shakespearean elements into a heartwarming story of love conquering all. 

7. Sweet Home Alabama

Reese Witherspoon stars in this fan favorite about one woman’s complicated clash between her Southern roots and city sophistication. You can’t look away as Melanie Smooter navigates a second chance love and a love triangle alongside a cast of endearing side characters. 

8. Miss Congeniality

Who doesn't love a good makeover? Sandra Bullock shines as an undercover FBI agent thrust into the world of beauty pageants. Beyond the humor and action-packed plot, there’s also a great message about finding unexpected friendships when you step outside your comfort zone. 

9. Bridget Jones's Diary

Renée Zellweger's lovably imperfect Bridget Jones captured our hearts in this charming British rom-com full of self-discovery, awkward encounters, and unexpected romance with a clever nod to Pride and Prejudice

10. Legally Blonde

Reese Witherspoon's Elle Woods playfully challenges stereotypes and discovers love in unexpected places in this iconic romantic comedy set against the backdrop of Harvard. It’s also a great choice if you need a little post-breakup motivation to be even more fabulous. 

11. The Proposal

The fake marriage trope at its finest! Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds embark on a wild scheme to avoid deportation that leads to unexpected romance. You’ll laugh, but you’ll also be touched by the message that love and family can find its way into our lives when we least expect it.

12. Notting Hill

Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant enchanted audiences in this classic romantic comedy about an ordinary man falling in love with a famous actress. The acting and chemistry are top-notch, and the plot takes many surprising (and touching) twists and turns. 

13. Maid in Manhattan

Jennifer Lopez and Ralph Fiennes star in this modern-day fairy tale set against the dazzling backdrop of a Manhattan hotel. A sweet love story unfolds as their two very different worlds collide. If you love Pretty Woman, you’ll like the vibe. 

14. The Princess Diaries

Anne Hathaway stole our hearts in this charming (almost) fairytale about an awkward young woman who discovers she's a princess. Full of nostalgia and relatable moments of love and friendship, this one stands the test of time. 

15. Runaway Bride

Enjoy Julia Roberts in her rom-com glory days. Starring opposite Richard Gere, Roberts plays Maggie Carpenter, a woman who has literally left three grooms at the altar. When Gere’s journalist character not-so-nicely reports on Maggie’s story, their antagonism kicks off each of their journeys to discover that lasting love requires you to know and be known.

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